Boat Tech

XSR48 earns the name "supercar on the water"

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Comparing a boat to a sportcar seems a bit of a stretch, but one look at the XSR48 in action and it is easy to see why it earned the description of "a … [Read more...]

Stainless steel propellers by SOLAS

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According to the SOLAS website, one of their stainless steel propellers was submerged in polluted water for two years and still shines.SOLAS site features … [Read more...]

N2KView from Maretron offers PC based vessel monitoring and control

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Maretron now offers PC based vessel monitoring and control software (N2KView). N2KView monitors virtually all NMEA 2000® information including engines, … [Read more...]

Cummins MerCruiser Diesel Zeus Propulsion System to be intergral part of 2008 models

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The Cummins MerCruiser Diesel (CMD) website reports that the Zeus Propulsion System will be an integral part of their propulsion line-up for the 2008 model … [Read more...]

Raymarine offers new color displays and satellite TV attennas

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Raymarine now offers the ST70 Multifunction Color display. Designed for simple setup and extensive user customization, ST70’s capabilities include depth, … [Read more...]

Volvo Marine Engines and IPS at the Virginia In-Water Boat Expo & SailFest

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One of the engines on display at the Virginia In-Water Boat Expo & SailFest was the 5.7 GXi by Volvo Penta.Volvo's website describes the 5.7 GXi a … [Read more...]

Lighter and stronger boat hulls created by Yamaha’s new nanotechology

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Yamaha Motor Corporation's web site features information about NanoXcel™, the first hull material that uses nanotechnology. This new material creates … [Read more...]

Luxury submarines are a secret of the seas

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Having a big yacht is not enough for some wealthy boat owners. Once you have a big boat that rules the seas, the next step is to conquer the depths.Bloomberg.com … [Read more...]

The race of the solar power boats

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Will future boats use the sun for power the same way sailboats use wind?Solar powered boats will be racing at the Solar Cup 2007, being held at the Lake … [Read more...]

Floating marina moves over 38 boats at once

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Sailing a yacht on a sea voyage is an adventure. Now try transporting over 38 yachts at once over a vast distance.The Providence Journal features a story … [Read more...]